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Wednesday, July 12

• Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High of 89.

Top Stories
• Donald Trump Jr. released emails that showed he was eager to hear damaging information about Hillary Clinton from the Russian government.

• Authorities ruled the fatal beatings of two Bronx toddlers a homicide as police questioned their mother’s boyfriend.

• Hundreds of NYPD officers turned their backs to de Blasio in protest as he spoke at Miosotis Familia’s funeral.

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Queens News
• Hundreds of airport workers at JFK and LaGuardia are going on strike, alleging unfair labor practices.

• Vandals destroyed Spectrum’s cables again in central Queens, causing outages for customers.

• A Queens man accused of killing his mistress and fleeing to the Dominican Republic claims he’s innocent.

• The U.S. Senate is canceling the first two weeks of August recess to push through the Obamacare repeal bill.

• The goddaughter of Queens Councilman Ruben Wills testified that she campaigned for him while being improperly paid by his nonprofit.

• Jay-Z opened up about his marital struggles with Beyonce, and even described how he begged her not to leave him.

• A producer on MTV’s “Newlyweds” exposed secrets about Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey’s relationship.

Buzzing Back

• In 1984 Geraldine Ferraro is named vice presidential candidate

• In 1943 Fleetwood Mac vocalist Christine McVie is born in Bouth, England

• The Daily News hails the U.S.-led coalition victory in Mosul, but wonders if Trump can lead in the postwar against ISIS.

• The Post calls Donald Trump Jr. an idiot and his meeting “criminally stupid.”

In the Blogs
• Enjoy Circus Academy Family Fun Day at Rego Center this weekend.

• Mayor de Blasio is hosting a town hall meeting in Astoria next week.

Trending in New York
• Cano
• Joe Scarborough
• Marc Kasowitz
• Raf Simons
• #TheBoldType

• The American League topped the National League in the MLB All-Star Game, 2-1. Former Yankee Robinson Cano took home MVP honors.

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Katz’ Concert Series: Yesterday & Today Thurs July 13th 6pm Yesterday and Today recreates the magic of The Beatles that we all know and love. MacNeil Park, Poppenhusen Avenue & 119th Street, College Point

Real Estate
• New York City will build more than 26,739 new rental units this year, more than any other U.S. metro area.

• For Sale – Woodhaven – Sunny 2 BR (Jr 4) apt w/ bright kitchen, LR/DR combo, plenty of closet space.  Low maintenance.  Close to transportation and recreation.  Asking $249,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale – Rocky Point, LI Swim! Boat! Fish!  2 BR, 1 bath home 3 blocks to Long Island Sound.  Fully remodeled exterior and interior.  Asking $229,000  Call 203-990-0697  www.rockypointhome4sale.com

• Sold – Howard Beach – A three-bedroom, 1.5-bathroom house at 156-12 100th Street for $659,900. Zillow.

Business News
• Snap Inc. slipped below its initial IPO price for the first time, leading to a downgrade by Morgan Stanley.

• Derek Jeter’s bidding group, with the help of Michael Jordan, is among three finalists competing to buy the Miami Marlins.

• LIC – 8 to 10:30 a.m. – Business Breakfast: Incentive & Financing. LIC Conference Center, Queensborough Auditorium, 41-21 27th St.

• LIC – 10 a.m. – Summer Kids @ LIC Landing: Music with Andy & Susanna (ages 0-5).  52 Center Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – 10 a.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz and Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley host Lower Montauk Branch rail line workshop. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• East Elmhurst – Noon – Elected officials speak at 32BJ’s Take Back Our Airports rally. LaGuardia Airport, Terminal B.

 LIC – 2 p.m. – Summer Kids @ LIC Landing: Story Time w/ Friends of The Court Square Library (ages 0-5). 52 Center Blvd.

• Maspeth – 4 p.m. – Comptroller Scott Stringer, Councilwoman Crowley and Assemblyman Brian Barnwell tour Calamus Avenue. Calamus Ave. and 72nd Pl.

• Cypress Hills 5 to 8 p.m. – Community Day. Highland Park, Elton St. & Jamaica Ave.

• Flushing – 6 to 8:30 p.m. – Master Marketing Workshop & Networking. Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, 144-61 Northern Blvd.

• LIC – 7 p.m. – Movies Under the Stars: Easy Money. Socrates Sculpture Park, Vernon Blvd. & Broadway

• Astoria – 7 to 9 p.m. – Queens County Young Democrats host summer game night. The Ditty, 35-03 Ditmars Blvd.

• Maspeth – 7:30 p.m. – Real Diamond – A Neil Diamond tribute. Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th St.

• Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 meeting. Christ the King High School, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

 Glendale – 8 p.m. – Movies on the Green: Avengers. The Shops @ Atlas, 8000 Cooper Ave.

• LIC - 8 p.m. – Ladies of Hip Hop. Queensbridge Park, 4100 Vernon Blvd.

• Jamaica 9 p.m. – Shining Star – An Earth, Wind & Fire tribute. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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July 12th, 2017 at 3:23 pm

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